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#405: West Door

Photo 405: West Door - Fontenay Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
405
Date
2008-05-30
Location
Fontenay Abbey
Description
West portal of the church of Fontenay Abbey in northern Burgundy, France. The abbey was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118. Its church, built from 1139 to 1147, is the oldest Cistercian church remaining in France and one of the finest examples of the Cistercian Romanesque. The monastic complex was completed by 1200.
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
Resolution
5000 x 3316 px
File Size
9.46 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
47.639369° N, 4.389639° E
Date Digitized
May 30, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
David Joyal